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Alcohol in moderation can be good for heart

1 hour 8 min ago

Experts recommend drinking no more than an average of one drink a day for women and two drinks a day for men. Dreamstime Dear Mayo Clinic: I have read that drinking alcohol can have positive effects on the heart, but that drinking too much alcohol can damage the heart.

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New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush suspended amid sexual misconduct allegations

8 hours 37 sec ago

The New York Times announced Monday that it was suspending White House correspondent Glenn Thrush over allegations of sexual misconduct. "The behavior attributed to Glenn in this Vox story is very concerning and not in keeping with the standards and values of The New York Times," The Times said in a statement Monday.

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Britain has drinking problem because we put freedom first

12 hours 49 min ago

Has putting people's freedom and harmony first turned Britain into a nation of binge drinkers? Study reveals those that live in countries that value independence consume more alcohol The worrying report found almost two in five men in Britain drink alcohol more than once a week along with a quarter of women. For the first time researchers in Portugal and the UK - where the biggest binge drinkers in Europe are found - attempted to pinpoint broader societal and cultural predictors of alcohol intake.

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Recovery Caf wants to serve up hope, help

17 hours 19 min ago

To get involved with the program and building development of Recovery CafA© of Clark County, call Jerri Stanley at 360-984-6994. Recovery is a forward-moving action.

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Wyoming lawmakers look at increasing taxes on alcohol

Mon, 11/20/2017 - 00:55

Interim Joint Revenue Committee has decided to continue debating raising the sales tax on beer, wine and spirits along with a suggestion to raise the tax on a pack of cigarettes by $1. The cigarette tax proposal drew more attention and discussion during a meeting earlier this month in Cheyenne, but lawmakers also considered suggestions to increase the sales taxes on beer, wine and spirits and to add a 1 cent tax per can of beer to fund an alcohol abuse recovery fund.

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Instagram reveals her friends went on vacation without her

Sun, 11/19/2017 - 08:29

Q: There is a group of women with whom I've taken weekend trips once or twice a year over the last six years. Back in May, we tossed around possible trip ideas for the summer.

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RAF poster girl was caught four times over alcohol limit

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 23:57

Plane drunk! RAF poster girl, 36, who appeared on an military recruitment ad is caught trying to drive onto a UK air base while four times over the limit Magistrates heard that Cpl Sian Kerry Galvin was so drunk that she was unable to produce her pass at RAF Coningsby A poster girl for the RAF who tried driving four times over the alcohol limit onto one of the UK's tightest military bases has walked free from court. Boston Magistrates' Court, in Lincolnshire, heard that she was so drunk that she was not capable of producing her pass at RAF Coningsby - home to Britain's fleet of Typhoon fighters.

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Floyd and Blackies born of dreams and visions

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 19:09

In the end, however, it became a story of dreams and of visions, of hope and of redemption, and of the power of a community to help transform dreams and visions into reality. Greg Ramsey, 56, the manager-owner of Floyd and Blackie's Coffee, is not a native of Cramerton, but he is most definitely a son of Cramerton, having moved to the former mill village beside the South Fork River when he was 4 years old in 1965.

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Feeling guilty about drinking? Well, ask the saints

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 14:47

Each year the holidays bring with them an increase in both the consumption of alcohol and concern about drinking's harmful effects. Alcohol abuse is no laughing matter, but is it sinful to drink and make merry, moderately and responsibly, during a holy season or at any other time? As a historical theologian, I researched the role that pious Christians played in developing and producing alcohol.

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FL doctors and nurses calling out state rehab

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 10:02

He's a practicing Florida doctor, she's a licensed mental health counselor. Both are staying in the dark out of fear of repercussions but speaking out about the state's rehab program for doctors.

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Kevin McKenna: Minimum pricing is only one part of the poverty equation

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 05:26

EACH year it seems Scotland 's application to become the most progressive and enlightened wee nation on God's earth is strengthened. Another gilded entry into our national CV was made this week when Scotland became the first in the world to set a minimum price for alcohol.

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Drinking just this much alcohol can seriously mess with your hormones

Sat, 11/18/2017 - 00:55

We all have different ways to indulge and unwind, and for many people, alcohol is definitely on that list. And while lots of research has shown a glass of wine a day can keep the heart doctor away , other research has shown too much alcohol is a recipe for organ disaster.

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BioCorRx's (BICX) CEO Brady Granier on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 20:21

Greetings and welcome to the BioCorRx Third Quarter 2017 Business Update Conference Call. At this time, all participants are in a listen-only mode.

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FL's rehab for docs and nurses prompt concerns

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 15:46

In Florida, the Professionals Resource Network and the Intervention Project for Nurses are state-contracted programs that help addicted practitioners and nurses get treatment while still being able to hold on to their licenses. The programs have been around for decades and are widely respected and considered critically needed.

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Walk looks to help eliminate stigma associated with addiction

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 10:51

Corinn Broatch and Brittany MacMillan lead the inaugural National Addictions Awareness Week Walk as the group arrives at Galt Gardens Thursday after marching from city hall. Herald photo by Ian Martens @IMartensHerald More than two dozen people gathered on the steps of city hall on Thursday morning to bring awareness and end the stigma for people fighting addiction.

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MSP calls for new information campaign to highlight the dangers of drink

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 05:50

A new national information campaign to tackle alcohol abuse should be produced to hammer home the message on the dangers of drink according to a MSP . After the Scottish Government finally got the go ahead to implement its minimum pricing of alcohol policy, Labour MSP Monica Lennon said a culture change is required.

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'Monster within'

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 01:22

"Shame. Guilt. An inability to live. I wanted to die." This is what alcoholism did to Matthew, who is now in recovery at Abbeycare rehab centre near Wishaw.

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What To Make Of A Head-To-Head Test Of Addiction Treatments

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 20:48

Addiction specialists caution against reading too much into a new study released this week that compares two popular medications for opioid addiction. This much-anticipated research is the largest study so far to directly compare the widely used treatment Suboxone with relative newcomer Vivitrol.

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She Does The City: A pioneering website's decade of disruption

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 18:27

When the website She Does the City went live in 2007, it was unlike anything you could find online. Writing with a young female audience in mind, founder Jen McNeely was a trailblazer of authentic storytelling and community building.

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The Amazonian Drug That Could Treat Depression And Alcoholism

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 13:49

The survey of over 96,000 people around the world found that ayahuasca users reported higher well-being and lower problems with alcohol abuse. In the 60s it was known as the 'businessman's trip' because its effects last between 5 and 15 minutes, instead of the hours resulting from LSD or magic mushrooms.

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